Sweden seeks to relocate migrants

Sweden says it will request to transfer some migrants to other European countries under an EU relocation plan. In a joint news conference Wednesday with EU president Donald Tusk, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said the country’s migration authorities are overstretched by the large influx. With about 160,000 asylum-seekers expected this year, he noted that “Sweden has taken by far the highest number of asylum-seekers per capita” in the 28-member bloc. “Sweden is not able to receive people in the way that we want to,” he added. “That is why tomorrow (Thursday) my government will decide to request the relocation of migrants from Sweden to other EU member states.”

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4721164,00.html

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